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From @taraross1787 - On this day in 1780, the Battle of Springfield is fought. British Gen. Henry Clinton had meant to launch a two-pronged attack on #GeorgeWashington , then at #Morristown . Clinton would attack from one side while Lt. Gen. Baron Wilhelm von Knyphausen attacked from #NewYork . If only Clinton had told Knyphausen! Instead, Knyphausen was on his own in #NewYork , and he decided to act. On June 6, he marched his soldiers into #NewJersey . The militia there responded gallantly! Many unsung sacrifices were made. One NJ Mayor watched his son get bayoneted. A reverend’s wife died protecting her children in the back room of a house. The fighting finally broke for the night, but Knyphausen planned to resume the next day. His efforts were halted when he received a message that Clinton was en route. For two weeks, he waited, finally attacking again on June 23. The battle that followed was long and hard fought. #Americans were badly outnumbered. They engaged in a series of fights, followed by orderly, fighting retreats. Nathanael Greene had a planned last stand on the heights overlooking Springfield. He’d buttressed this strategy by adding reinforcements—and a cannon! However, after a long day of fighting, Knyphausen declined that final engagement. Instead, he ordered #Springfield burned. With the town ablaze, the British retreated. It was an American victory, but it didn’t feel like it. The countryside was ransacked. The cost of war was plain for all to see. P.S. The picture is of James Caldwell, who ran to get wadding during the battle. The paper that he found? Pages from hymnals; the songs were by Isaac Watts. Caldwell reportedly yelled, “Give ‘em Watts, boys!” FULL STORY: TaraRoss.com #TDIH #AmericanHistory #history #liberty #freedom #god #faith #throwback #AmericanRevolution #classicalconversations #njhistory #sharethehistory - #regrann
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Flawless 98 I seen today with only 74,000 miles on it #obsaddiction #chevysoldiers #scsb #flawless #americanrevolution #amancandream
Be prepared...... Saponi is on it's way! It's slated for late July and is going to be epic!!! #saponi #americanrevolution #haliwa #haliwasaponi #nativeamerican #colonialamerica #donttreadonme #historicfiction #halifax #northcarolina
On this day in 1780, the Battle of Springfield is fought. British Gen. Henry Clinton had meant to launch a two-pronged attack on #GeorgeWashington , then at #Morristown . Clinton would attack from one side while Lt. Gen. Baron Wilhelm von Knyphausen attacked from #NewYork . If only Clinton had told Knyphausen! Instead, Knyphausen was on his own in #NewYork , and he decided to act. On June 6, he marched his soldiers into #NewJersey . The militia there responded gallantly! Many unsung sacrifices were made. One NJ Mayor watched his son get bayoneted. A reverend’s wife died protecting her children in the back room of a house. The fighting finally broke for the night, but Knyphausen planned to resume the next day. His efforts were halted when he received a message that Clinton was en route. For two weeks, he waited, finally attacking again on June 23. The battle that followed was long and hard fought. #Americans were badly outnumbered. They engaged in a series of fights, followed by orderly, fighting retreats. Nathanael Greene had a planned last stand on the heights overlooking Springfield. He’d buttressed this strategy by adding reinforcements—and a cannon! However, after a long day of fighting, Knyphausen declined that final engagement. Instead, he ordered #Springfield burned. With the town ablaze, the British retreated. It was an American victory, but it didn’t feel like it. The countryside was ransacked. The cost of war was plain for all to see. P.S. The picture is of James Caldwell, who ran to get wadding during the battle. The paper that he found? Pages from hymnals; the songs were by Isaac Watts. Caldwell reportedly yelled, “Give ‘em Watts, boys!” FULL STORY: TaraRoss.com #TDIH #AmericanHistory #history #liberty #freedom #god #faith #throwback #AmericanRevolution #classicalconversations #njhistory #sharethehistory
This rebel band was so close! #portlandescaperooms #escaperoom #americanrevolution
Red Bank Battlefield from the American Revolution, just across the Delaware from Philly. First time here in about 12 years. #americanrevolution #battlefield
I saw a reenactment of the Boston tea party while I was exploring. I may or may not have walked into starbucks to purchase tea and dumped it into the same harbor immediately after....#boston #bostonteaparty #forefathers #notacarpic #massachusetts #tea #teaparty #americanrevolution #america #merica
Colonial militia trade blows with British regulars at the Battle of Springfield, New Jersey. June 23, 1780. #sierratoysoldiercompany #americanrevolution #americanrevolutionarywar #1776 #4thofjuly #newjersey
What are guide, David, and runner, Amethyst, standing in front of? Take our Bk Bridge or America's Roots tour to find out!
When you finally confess your undying love to a sexy man in a powdered wig with a hot French accent but he rejects you 🤧😬😬 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Some of the clips are slower than I would like them to be but oh well 🤷🏻‍♀️ {ac grandaudios) •••••••••• •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #turnwashingtonsspies #turnamc #georgewashington #lafayette #marquisdelafayette #abrahamwoodhull #marywoodhull #richardwoodhull #roberttownsend #annastrong #culperspyring #benjamintallmadge #bentallmadge #calebbrewster #johngravessimcoe #majorhewlett #americanrevolution #ushistory #peggyshippen #johnandre #benedictarnold
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"The bloody-backs are boxed in, open fire!" American Colonial militia do their part during the Battle for Springfield on June 23rd 1780. In an expedition to attack George Washington's army at Morristown, a combined British-Hessian force attempted to break through Continental Commander Nathaniel Greene's troops stationed in Springfield, New Jersey. Though they would initially succeed against Greene's comparatively small force (Around 6,000 versus Greene's 1,500) they would soon be forced to withdraw upon the arrival of an as-of-today unknown number of Continental militia. This picture depicts the engagement at Vauxhall Road, where the militia gathered on the nearby slopes and were able to halt British General Edward Matthew's advance, denying their offense's momentum. Their victory would come to be known as "The Forgotten Victory" as though it effectively ended any major British ambition in the North, it would quickly become overshadowed by further American victories in the Southern Campaign. Nevertheless, it was a classic example of the Colonial militia's contribution to the struggle for independence, with Washington himself writing, "They flew to arms universally and acted with a spirit equal to anything I have seen in the course of the war." This display was made by Christian Delaney and features John Jenkins Designs' figures, including his new 'Drums along the Mohawk' series. What did you think of our display? Be sure to let us know what you'd like to see next in the comments below! #sierratoysoldiercompany #americanrevolution #history #americanhistory #musket #militia #northamerica #1780 #1776 #4thofjuly #patriot #redcoat
Light, shadow, and boats. Antique wooden bateau of the sort used during the American Revolution to move soldiers around the lakes and rivers of northern New England. #boat #boats #rowboat #bateau #wood #woodenboat #light #shadow #lightandshadow #oars #maine #bath #bathmaine #mainelife #mainetheway #thewaylifeshouldbe #nautical #nauticalhistory #history #americanrevolution
Spotted at the @AmRevMuseum : Expanding Blaze, a major intellectual history of the American Revolution and its influence on later revolutions in Europe and the Americas, by @institute_for_advanced_study professor Jonathan Israel. #PUPintheWild #howrevolutionary
Lincoln Log, day 159: There are only two more performances of Thunder Over Carolina. I have some mixed feelings about this. 😳☹️☺️ It’s hard to believe we’ve been working on this show for nearly two months; it seems like the time has gone by very quickly. • I have so much I could say about my experience with this show. It has been a tremendous amount of fun and has also been a challenge for me. I may write something a little more reflective later so fair warning...high possibility of sappy introspection ahead. ⚠️ • Here are some photos from a few of our performances taken by various folks connected to the show. (I should probably try to at least get some backstage photos of my own so I don’t have to keep blatantly stealing other people’s). • If you haven’t experienced Thunder Over Carolina yet, please come see it! This is the final weekend! Shows are Sat., 6/23 @ 7pm and Sun., 6/24 @ 3pm. Tickets available at @lincolnculturalcenter. . . . . #thunderovercarolina #lincolntonnc #supportlocaltheatre #americanrevolution
Posting some pictures from last week’s adventures. The beautifully preserved battlefield from the Battle of Princeton in 1777. #americanrevolution #americanhistory #princeton
An unknown admirer drew this full-length portrait of Theodore Roosevelt in April 1916. The president wrote "Good luck! Yours very truly" onto the drawing, which sold for $2,860 in our June 21 auction of Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III. #americana #americanrevolution #roosevelt #presidents
Haven't done a charity shop book hunt in a while, and this felt goooooooood. Four novels that I've wanted to catch up with that are perfect for summer reading, and five history/non-fiction that satisfy the nerd in me. #reading #history #nerd #historynerd #booknerd
Bye Boston! 👋🏻 Thanks for this view, lobster rolls, raw oysters, Tatte and Clover, your library, the Esplanade, and conception! Thanks @brighamandwomens women’s mental health fellowship and Jewish Family & Children’s Service infant mental health fellowship for the sub- sub-specialty training! #americanrevolution #newengland #🇺🇸
Its vacation day!!!!!!! Its finally here! We're on the road!!! See you in a few hours @colonialwmsburg !!!!!
Future DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) with the Anne Loucks Chapter🇺🇸 so excited to be of service #AmericanRevolution
Good work, team! You were very close! #portlandescaperooms #escaperoom #americanrevolution
This week’s #tuesdaytreasure was an 18th century wooden canteen used by Agur Boothe during the American Revolution #artifact #americanrevolution #localhistory
This amazing artifact was once secured to the front of an 18th-century building in North Charleston. Clemson University and the City of North Charleston are currently investigating the history and provenance - - could it be an original Lords Proprietors seal, dating from as far back as the 1680s? If so, why was it on a building most likely built during the American Revolution? Hopefully some more history will be revealed soon! Thank you to the conservators at Warren Lasch Conservation Center for giving The Powder Magazine and HEF a tour of the lab and letting us see this bronze seal! #NorthCharleston #history #colonial #CharlestonSC #Charleston #americanrevolution #lordsproprietors
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Hot afternoon at Moore’s Creek National Battlefield, site of a key colonial victory over loyalists in 1776. #nps #americanrevolution #nchistory #explorecarolina #nc_nelp
A delightful young adult time travel story! Losing the Bubble by Lily Penter. She's here at the Shrewsbury Public Library until 6pm come on out! #Shrewsbury #Massachusetts #timetravel #youngadult #yabooks #fantasy #shaysrebellion #historic #historical #historicalfiction #novel #book #books #authorsigning #americanrevolution #newengland #cat #cats #cats_of_instagram #orange #blue #schroedingerscat
I ate the best burger ever here after a tour of the Moores Creek National Battlefield.
Made some friends today 🐔🦆🐥#AmericanRevolution #Museum #Rooster #Ducks
There's no better place to celebrate #BenFranklinFriday than #HistoricPhilly ! Meet in Independence Square at 3:45 pm today to hear a moving reading from the Declaration of Independence, which Franklin helped draft as part of the five-member Declaration Committee. . . . #HistoricPhiladelphia #BenFranklin #FranklinFriday #BenjaminFranklin #ColonialPhiladelphia #OldCityPhilly #Philadelphia #VisitPhilly #DiscoverPHL #VisitPA #AmericanHistory #ColonialAmerica #AmericanRevolution #IndependenceHall #PoorRichard
Reflections of history. Old North Church, Boston, MA. 2018 #reflections #americanrevolution #history #boston
This 4lb Vallière field piece, “La Foudre”, or lightning, was cast in 1756 and tells the story of the important Franco-American relations during the American Revolution. On March 3, 1776, Silas Dean, one of the American envoys to France approached the French Foreign Minister and requested French support by sending 100 field pieces and other equipment to North America to assist the Continental Army. Shortly after, the Compte de Vergennes came back and told Dean that France would send 194 field pieces. Why and how so many? Come visit us and learn about this fascinating story! #brandywinebattlefield #brandywinebattlefieldstatepark #battleofbrandywine #patrailsofhistory #pennsylvaniahistoricalandmuseumcommission #phmc #americanrevolution #warofindependence #georgewashington #france #localhistory #philadelphia #supportlocalhistory #museum #museumlife #artillery #chestercountyhistory #delawarecountyhistory #brandywinevalley
The scene of the Boston Massacre, the incident on King st. Educational tour. #goodwillhunting #takisonavacationfaraway #bostonmassacre #americanrevolution
I picked up these two George Washington related items this past week. The Bust was commissioned to commemorate the bicentennial of Washington’s birth. It was done in 1932. The print was done in 1791. #revolutionarywar #americanrevolution #georgewashington
What are your thoughts on the Museum of the American Revolution’s architecture? Some people love it, some hate it. I love it. What do you think? #philly #oldcity #americanrevolution #museum #history #architecture
Happy Birthday, New Hampsha! 🎂🎉🎈 . Boy, do we remember you in your Provincial youth. Let me tell you, we and the Old Man got a few stories (and then some) about those days. Always the rebel, you were the first colony to establish a government independent of Great Britain, and the first state to establish its own constitution. You were ninth to ratify the U.S. Constitution making it official, but you are number one in our hearts.💞 #livefreeordie #littlekey Here's Joseph Peirce's copy of the "Address of the Convention for Framing a New Constitution of Government for New Hampshire," published in Exeter, NH, in 1781, and presented to Peirce by Dr. Ammi R. Cutter. [Rare Pamphlet 27248] #230yearsyoung #9 :1 #likethoseodds #americanrevolution #patriots #thegranitestate #thegreateststate #maineisprettycooltoo #newhampshire #603 #portsmouthathenaeum #collectpreserveshare 📖 #localhistory #portsmouthnh #exeternh #nh #portsmouth
Just finished the second book in the Alex & Eliza series, Love & War. I’ve really enjoyed this series so far and can’t wait for the third book. I love history and YA so this was super appealing to me. I liked the focus of this novel on the early stages of the Hamiltons’ young marriage (even though the author took liberties with the timeline for their children). There were possibly a few slower moving chapters in this novel versus the first, but it didn’t take away from my overall enjoyment of the book. I hope all you Hamilton fans have checked this series out! 🇺🇸💕 @authormelissadelacruz @putnambooks @penguinrandomhouse @penguinteen #bookstagram #book #melissadelacruz #bookish #readersgonnaread #ya #teenreads #youngadult #youngadultbooks #hamilton #alexandeliza #loveandwar #love &war #alexanderhamilton #elizahamilton #elizabethschuyler #history #americanhistory #americanrevolution #library #librarybooks #rhcl #locallibrarylove #readmorebooks #libraryofbookstagram #visityourlibrary
Hey all! Comic is a lil late today (it’l go up tomorrow morning) But I’ve been freaking out about this! I got to work with this wonderful teams at One Room Games and @gamelearning.co to make this fantastic game/comic about the American Revolution! AND they used my designs on the cover. Check it out! . . : , . . #deweydraws #artistsoninstagram #characterdesign #roadtorevolution #history #oneroomgames #gamelearning #americanrevolution
My new baldric came in the mail and it smells like leather and I am a fan! Now just need to weather it! #18thcentury #18thcenturycostuming #costuming #americanrevolution #uniforms #baldric
Check out this 1794 military handbook (complete with its own fascinating handwritten annotations!) based on the regulations set forth by Inspector General Baron von Steuben and Major General John Sullivan during the American Revolution #foundintheconcordroom #throwbackthursday #tbt #concordpubliclibrary #cpl #concordnh #newhampshire #military #localhistory #americanrevolution #revolutionarywar
One of America’s earliest monuments, to soldiers ambushed and slaughtered in the Paoli Massacre. You can find out interview conducted on this hallowed ground just outside Philadelphia in our archives at HistoryAuthor.com, our iHeartRadio channel or whoever you listen. The site will mark its annual Paoli Day in late September. Check it out! You can also check out the nearby Brandywine Battlefield. #revolutionarywar #podcast #americanrevolution #history #americanhistory #pennsylvaniahistory #RememberPaoli
Teaching the American Revolution was such fun! I can’t wait to start again this year! In this activity I had students write expressive and descriptive letters to their “family members” about their time forcibly living with British soldiers during the Quartering Act! Then of course we made the letters look old by dipping them into tea we brewed at our Boston Tea Party! Such a great activity that really ties in Social Studies as well as ELA standards that brings to life education for the kiddos! #iteachfourth #teachersfollowteachers #fourthgrade #americanrevolution #teachingforthefourth #bostonteaparty Please also help my classroom by checking out my donors choose page! Http://www.donorschoose.org/Candace.Smith
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TITLE I--CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must: (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by any state or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence. Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state: (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public. (Sec. 102) This bill does not prohibit a law enforcement officer with reasonable suspicion of a violation of any law from conducting a brief investigative stop in accordance with the U.S. Constitution. (Sec. 103) It specifies that certain retired and off-duty law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry concealed firearms are not subject to the federal prohibitions on possessing or discharging a firearm in a school zone. (Sec. 104) It permits a federal judge to carry a concealed firearm in any state if the judge is not prohibited from receiving a firearm under federal law. TITLE II--FIX NICS ACT Fix NICS Act of 2017 (Sec. 202) This bill amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to require each federal agency and department, including a federal court, to: ______________________________________________ #PeepThePropaganda #ConcealedCarryReciprocityAct #HR38 #2AAllDay #3Percenter #StayStrapped #ConstitutionalCarry #GulagArchipelago #RiseOfTheGestapo #1stAmendment #2ndAmendment 1. #CarmenSandiego 2. #HR38 3. #CCRA #PassedHouse 4. #ThomasJefferson 5. #DianeFeinstein has NO #GunSafety 6. The Teeth of the #BillOfRights 7. #KyleKashuv 8. #DisneyLand #Iran 9. #AlternativeFacts 10. #AmericanRevolution
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